FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Elias Hubbard
June 13, 2018

He congratulated the Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan.

The fasting is created to allow Muslims to concentrate on their faith and devotion to Allah.

A meal named the Suhoor is eaten before daybreak, and a meal called the Iftar will be partaken immediately after sunset. Free parking in Dubai will be activated on 29 Ramadan (Thursday June 14) and applies until 3 Shawaal 1439H (Sunday June 17).

The federal government has declared Friday, June 15, and Monday, June 18, as public holidays to allow Muslims in Nigeria join their counterparts across the world to celebrate the 2018 Eid- El Fitr, Abdulrahman Dambazau, a minister, has announced.

Eid ul-Fitr falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal, which is the only day in that month when Muslims are not permitted to fast.

Misalignment of the Gregorian and Islamic calendars means that Ramadan and Eid will be pushed back 11 days each year. Eid ul Fitr 2018 Date India: When is Eid ul Fitr in 2018? It's Meethi Eid and its celebrations are characterised by getting together of family and friends, exchange of gifts and communal feasting on meat delicacies as well as deleectable desserts, which make an important part of the festival.

The app Muslim Pro will help you with knowing the exact time the sun sets where you are.

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